The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for SSH skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SSH over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Secure Shell (SSH)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 62
Contract jobs citing SSH 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - - 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £377
% change year-on-year -6.25% +5.99%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.89 £49.19 £187.50
% change year-on-year -4.67% -73.76%  

SSH is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 144 208 171
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 24.62% 23.91% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 109 54
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Median hourly rate £19.66 £19.61 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.25% -1.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £10.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £24.00 £41.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

SSH
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing SSH as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for SSH in Reading

SSH
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SSH in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for SSH in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SSH also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for SSH.

1 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Python
2 15 (83.33%) Debian
2 15 (83.33%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 15 (83.33%) Unix
2 15 (83.33%) HTTP
2 15 (83.33%) Ubuntu
2 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 15 (83.33%) CentOS
2 15 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 15 (83.33%) Ansible
2 15 (83.33%) SELinux
3 14 (77.78%) Hadoop
3 14 (77.78%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (66.67%) ICMP
4 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 12 (66.67%) Prototyping
4 12 (66.67%) DevOps
5 8 (44.44%) Open Source
6 6 (33.33%) Open Source Development
7 5 (27.78%) Big Data
8 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
8 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
8 3 (16.67%) Windows Server

SSH
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) HTTP
2 12 (66.67%) ICMP
2 12 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) Hadoop
2 5 (27.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) DevOps Developer
3 7 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (33.33%) Consultant
4 6 (33.33%) DevOps Consultant
4 6 (33.33%) Java Consultant
4 6 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 6 (33.33%) Java Engineer
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (33.33%) JavaScript Engineer
4 6 (33.33%) Open Source Developer
4 6 (33.33%) Python Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Hadoop Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Hadoop Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Hadoop Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Linux Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) CGI
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) CentOS
2 15 (83.33%) Debian
2 15 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Ubuntu
2 15 (83.33%) Unix
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps
1 12 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 8 (44.44%) Open Source
3 6 (33.33%) Open Source Development
4 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
4 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (16.67%) Product Management
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Task Automation
5 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Python
2 15 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 15 (83.33%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (83.33%) Ansible
1 15 (83.33%) SELinux
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft